AFI Mortgage, a subsidiary of an Arizona-based bank, is opening its first Florida locations in St. Petersburg and Lakeland. Its parent company, AmeriFirst Financial Inc., specializes in mortgages.
"This Florida team is innovative, knowledgeable and committed to growth and customer service in the way we know produces enduring success," said Erik Lutz, president of AmeriFirst, in a release.
AmeriFirst has about 50 branches across 19 states. It has roughly 650 employees. The St. Petersburg branch is located at 12425 28th St. N., Ste. 101A.